Tuition rates at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College are established by a student's residency. To qualify, for tuition purposes, as a resident of Cambria County or the State of Pennsylvania, legal domicile must have been maintained for a period not less than twelve months prior to the first regularly scheduled class for the semester.
- A student must reside in Cambria County for one year to qualify for the Sponsored tuition rate.
- A student must reside in the State of Pennsylvania for one year to qualify for the In-State tuition rate.
- A minor under the age of 18 shall be presumed to have the domicile of the parents or guardian.
- Persons on active duty with the U.S. Armed Forces and stationed in Cambria County are considered Cambria County residents. Persons on active duty with the U.S. Armed Forces, stationed in other parts of the country or world, who maintain their legal residence as Cambria County, are considered Cambria County residents.